Date and Nut Bread
1 cp dates
3/4 cps boiling water
juice and rind of orange
2 tbsp butter
3/4 cp sugar
2 cps flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cp walnuts
1 - Pour 3/4 cp boiling water over dates and 1 tsp soda.
2 - Allow to cool.
3 - Cream butter and add sugar and egg.
4 - Sift floiur, baking powder and salt and add to sugar mixture.
5 - Then add juice and rind of orange and water from dates and mix thoroughly.
6 - Add dates and chopped nuts last.
7 - Grease two 1 lb bread pans and put mixture in pans and bake i 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes.